UBS Arena LIRR station in full operation in Elmont

The brand new Long Island Rail Road station for the Elmont-UBS Arena is now running full-time. The station — the LIRR’s first new one in almost 50 years — kick-started its full-time, …

Elmont school board president questioned about bus use

By ANA BORRUTO Michael Jaime is under fire for reportedly using a school bus for a trip into Manhattan without any communication or proper paperwork. And parents are …

Dogwood Terrace senior housing redevelopment sparks outrage in Franklin Square

A plan by the Town of Hempstead to modernize Dogwood Terrace — an affordable senior housing complex in Franklin Square — is quickly gaining opposition from neighbors, who are calling it a …

Police increase reward for Elmont acid assailant to $50,000

Nafiah Ikram — the 23 year-old Elmont victim of an acid attack — has one message for her unidentified assaulter: "they are going to get their karma one day." Ikram was assaulted on March 17, …

Hochul gives OK for upgrade to Belmont Park

The New York Racing Association has corralled Gov. Kathy Hochul’s support for the Belmont Park redevelopment plan — which would completely modernize the 118-year-old horse racing facility in …


Is creativity a thing of the past?

Human civilization has developed side by side with technology — some may say, in competition with it. Technological innovations have diminished the need for workers in jobs requiring . . .

Randi Kreiss

Thirteenth letter to my grandchildren

Hey, sweeties, Can it be that you are now 20, 18, 16 and 14? Do you read the paper?? Are you catching this online?


Teddy Roosevelt: a president who defied labels

Monday was Presidents Day, a holiday that, unless you work in a bank or the government or a school, you might have missed.


It’s time for our energy to go public

Most Long Islanders are rightly confused about who is responsible for our ever-rising electricity bills. We get our electric bills from PSEG, yet there's also the Long Island Power Authority, as well as National Grid. Who does what?